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@derektpvw
Flag of United Kingdom Watford, United Kingdom
Member since July, 2002
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Small Office Solutions 

## BIO Over 35 years in IT, last 20 as a freelancer. Won the Freelance Contractor category of the Remote Worker Awards 2009 (UK). **Application development and consultancy to organisations large and small**: have built websites for Cisco Systems and Sun Micro information systems for Dun+Bradstreet, Supply Chain tools for Sainsbury and accounts databases for the local plumber - and many many more! Very flexible, high quality of service. We achieved ISO9001 (2000) Quality Management Certification in December 2007, and are committed to providing excellent service, with great communication and outstanding value for money. Area of Expertise , (both and C#), VBA, VBScript, Excel, MySQL, SQL Server, HTML, CSS, JScript; All 32- and 64-bit Windows platforms; Wide range of browsers (e.g. Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari, Opera etc..)
$100 USD/hr
109 Reviews
6.5
  • 97%Jobs Completed
  • 100%On Budget
  • 100%On Time
  • 50%Repeat Hire Rate

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Experience

Principal consultant

May 1995

I founded Small Office Solutions Ltd in 1995 specifically to provide support and development services to small businesses and to individuals working remotely from their employer. Since then the business has grown and we've helped customers throughout the UK, as well as globally from Canada to Australia. SOS has also published software on a licensed basis, and today concentrates on web applications and websites, developing sites from new as well as maintaining, fixing or enhancing existing sites. We also of

Education

B.Sc. Energy Studies

1976 - 1979 (3 years)

British Computer Society Part 1

1979 - 1980 (1 year)

Certifications

BCS Part 1 (1981)

British Computer Society

A certification for IT professionals in the UK, the "Part 1" exam has since been superceded by other more subject-specific qualifications. In the early 80's I achieved Part 1 certification following post-graduate study on a 1-day-per week course over a year, in conjunction with review of on-the-job training with my employer.